Digital Health Equity Reference Group

The Digital Health Equity Reference Group provides advice to the New Zealand Telehealth Forum and the Ministry of Health on matters of importance to digital health equity in New Zealand, particularly around equity concerns related to digital and data, ensuring the Ministry of Health and New Zealand Telehealth Forum promotes the highest standard of health in New Zealand/ Aotearoa for Māori and priority population groups (Pacific, disabled, elderly, people living in low socioeconomic areas).

The group also makes recommendations and provides input into the development of strategic documents, guidelines, and investment signals, as they relate to digital health enablement, digital inclusion, data and health equity.

 Terms of Reference

The DRAFT Terms of Reference is available here

Members

Should you wish to contact any of the members we will facilitate this through the links below.

Members Role and Organisation Contact
Amio Ikihele Chair; Moana Research, University of Auckland Email 
Te Hao Apaapa-Timu Counties Manakau DHB, Ko Awatea Email 
 Tia Ashby  Moko Foundation Email 
 Paul Brown  Disabled Persons Assembly Email
 Dr Emily Gill  Primary Care Physician; University of Auckland Email 
 Dr Charis Frethey  NZ Telehealth Forum Email
 Sasha Webb  Te Aho O Te Kahu Email
Lance Norman Procare Email
Susan Reid Health Literacy New Zealand Email
Dr Chris Walsh Partners in Care, Health Quality & Safety Commission Email
 Leona Karauria  Consumer representative Email